Blue-Chips Come Alive

When I was a newbie, I thought the Dow Jones Industrial Average was synonymous with the term "stock market." As I matured, I learned that the DJIA represents just a slice of the real market.

When I consider the Dow 30, there are some components I wouldn't want to own. Coca-Cola (KO) looks weak, and shares of McDonald's (MCD) have been dead money for the past year. But while Friday's action was nasty, the low-valuation Dow names held up well. Within the context of the daily chart, Friday represented a retreat from resistance (dotted line). Friday's selloff didn't change the overall bullish picture. In fact, the Dow printed an all-time intraday high of 16,631 before selling off....332 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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